Real Grace

Intro –

       -Palagianism (Grace is helpful but not required)

     -Semi-Palagianism (Man must in his Fallen State

       respond to God’s Grace)

     -Augustianism (Man won’t in His fallen state respond

       to God’s Grace, Grace is given based on God’s

       pleasure)

 

  1. Particular Grace for the people of God

1.God could decide to save none

  1. He could have provided an opportunity

for some to be saved

  1. He could have provided an opportunity

for all to be saved

  1. God could in his sovereignty intrude into the

lives of some to insure their salvation

  1. He could decide to save all

 

  1. Common Grace for all

 

       Are all people, just as they were lost through Adam, saved through Christ?

No, only those who are elected by God and united to Christ by faith. Nevertheless God in his mercy demonstrates common grace even to those who are

not elect, by restraining the effects of sin and

enabling works of culture for human well-being.